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Southland High Country Station Ride


Southland High Country Station Ride
South Island New Zealand

Discover an unforgettable high country horse riding holiday on an 18,000 acre, family owned and managed New Zealand sheep station (ranch). You are personally hosted by the owners; therefore, benefit from individual attention and an experience tailored to your needs. Bookings are not combined; unless agreeable to visitors, or otherwise stated. Hence, visit as a single person, couple, or small group to become our sole exclusive guests for the duration of your stay. This enables us to individually tailor our packages to suit.

Though horse riding based, this package is the definitive choice for anyone wishing to experience the unique characteristics of New Zealand high country sheep ranch. It includes free transfer from and to Winton (or Mossburn), which is on route by bus between Queenstown and Invercargill through ‘Tracknet’, or ‘Intercity’. Self drivers are most welcome to arrive the previous evening. Departure is on Day 7.


Working Ranch
Family Vacation
Center-based ride

Meeting: Otautau
Airport: Queenstown
Transfer: Queenstown airport
Riders: Min 2 riders
Max 4 riders

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    Southland High Country Station Ride
    Tour Code: IT-NZRT02
    7 days / 6 nights ~$1,905.00
    Dates : Nov to April

    Difficulty : Riding Level
    Riding Level Explained
    ABeginner
    Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
    BNovice
    Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
    CIntermediate
    Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
    D Strong Intermediate
    Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
    EAdvanced
    All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
    Lodging: Standard
    Lodging Level Explained
       
    = Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
       
    Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
    Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
     Accommodations with superior comforts.
       
     = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
       
    Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
    Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
    Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
       
     = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
       
    Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
    Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
    Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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    Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
    A 2016 01/01 - 04/30 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 2 /4 Reserve
    A 2016 11/01 - 12/31 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 2 /4 Reserve
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    Tack: Stock Saddle, General Purpose Saddle
    Horses: Thoroughbred, Arabian, Standard bred
    Pace: All paces based on riders experience (...

    Airport: Queenstown
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